Member Clubs Bird Key YC
Bradenton YC
Sarasota Sailing Squadron
Sarasota Yacht Club
Venice YC
Venice Sailing Squadron
SBYA Contacts
SBYA Meeting Minutes
SBYA Club Bios
Signal Flags
Ringling Bridge Obstruction Info
Big Pass Info
Racing Rules of Sailing

Sarasota Bay Yachting Association is organized and operated exclusively as an umbrella association of mariners and clubs on Sarasota Bay and adjoining waters. The goal is to promote safe boating and sailing education, foster boating and sailing sports competition, and organizing training and competitive events.
Articles of Incorporation

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Past events

Wed 17 May, 2023 - Sat 20 May, 2023: Bone Island Regatta
Tue 9 May, 2023 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm: Board meeting


  1. Call to order.
  2. Motion to approve minutes from previous meeting: Dave Powell
  3. Election of officers
  4. Treasurer’s Report:
    1. Status of dues collection
  5. Boat of the year Series:
    1. Review regattas
    2. Series Standings/ scoring - Mike Halliday
    3. Schedule for 2022/23
    4. Proposal to change classes (see attached)
  6. WFPHRF news:
    1. Report on recent WFPHRF Board meetings and activity. Charles Mixson
  7. Old Business:
    1. Standards for BOTY regattas
    2. Should SBYA publish model NOR and SIs
  8. Schedule next meeting
  9. Motion to Adjourn

Upcoming events

Sat 23 Sep, 2023 - Sun 24 Sep, 2023: BYC Kickoff Regatta
Sat 11 Nov, 2023: SYC Invitational
Tue 14 Nov, 2023 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm: Board meeting


Sat 27 Jan, 2024 - Sun 28 Jan, 2024: VYC/VSS Windjammer
Sat 17 Feb, 2024: SSS Cherry Pie Regatta
Sat 24 Feb, 2024: BYC Around Egmont Classic
Sat 9 Mar, 2024: SSS Pot o' Gold Regatta
Fri 22 Mar, 2024 - Sun 24 Mar, 2024: VYC/VSS Shark's Tooth Regatta
Sat 13 Apr, 2024: BKYC Nautical Gin Cup
Wed 15 May, 2024 - Sat 18 May, 2024: Bone Island Regatta (Key West)

2019 Shark's Tooth Regatta and Green Flash Feeder Race
by Sam Levine
2015 Windjammer, Jim Liston on "Cat's Meow"
Photo by Pat Saewert
2015 Windjammer, John Lynch on "Flash"
Photo by Pat Saewert
Time to line up your crew and get in tune for the coming season!
-Cindy Clifton photo.

It takes a co-ordinated effort.
-Cindy Clifton photo.

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